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Tuesday, 18 August 2020


BBNaija Erica Nlewedim: Biography, Age, career, mum, other facts

Erica Ngozi Nlewedim is a housemate in the Lockdown edition of
Big Brother Naija reality show. In this article, we will be bringing you her biography, age, career, net worth and other interesting facts about her.

Erica is also one of Nollywood’s fast-rising stars. She is also a model and an ex-queen who contested in the most beautiful girl in Nigeria in 2014 as Miss Kogi.
If you are interested in knowing more about the beautiful queen, then this article is for you.
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Early life and biography

The reality TV star was born on the 13th of March 1994. Hence she is currently 26 years old.
If you are one of her fans, do create some tome to celebrate with her on her birthday.


She is a Nollywood actress who began her acting career in 2015 with a leading role in Secrets and Scandals.
Erica Nlewedim participated in the 2014 Most Beautiful Girl in Nigeria (MGBN) pageant where she quickly became a fan favourite and won the Most Photogenic award.
Erica Nlewedim early life and biography, career and husband
As a model, Erica has graced a number of billboards nationwide, modelling for top brands in Nigeria.

Husband & children; Is Erica Nlewedim Married?

Erica is not married and has no children yet. However, if anything pops up about her marital life, we promise to keep you updated.

List of movies BBNaija Erica Nlewedim has featured in

Erica is barely six years into her acting career so she has not featured in lots of movies. Hopefully when she comes out of the Big Brother House, she will get lots of movie roles handed to her.
In any case, here is a few list of movies Erica has featured in so far – TV series inclusive
  • Hire a woman
  • Poka Messiah
  • My Flatmates
  • Paternity Deal
  • Being Farouk
  • Dead Rites
  • Fractured
  • Win or Lose
  • Made in heaven 
  • Royal Castle
  • Once Upon A Night

BBNaija Erica Net worth

There is no official information on Erica’s Net worth. However, if anything official is announced, we promise to update this post.

Ambassadorial Deals

Erica had graced a number of billboards nationwide, modelling for top brands such as Nature’s Gentle Touch; Zaron Cosmetics, Diamond Bank, Hollandia, Globacom, Jumia, Stanbic IBTC, Etisalat.
Moreover, she featured in a Peak Milk TV advert alongside Nigerian pop Artiste, Falz. She also has a deal with Access Bank.
Credit: Erica Nlewedim
She is currently one of the leading faces in the new Maltina television advert coming soon

Other Interesting facts about Erica Nlewedim

There are several interesting facts about Erica. She has captured both movie lovers and fans of the Big Brother Naija house with her very beautiful smile.
As a matter of fact, fans have tipped her as the most beautiful housemate in the BBNaija season five Lockdown House – ahead of Nengi.
BBNaija Erica
BBNaija Erica appears to be a funny person who loves smiling.
According to her, she’s Nigerians’ “Riri”. Erica absolutely loves and adores Rihanna like you can’t even comprehend how but she says she is more beautiful than Rihanna – although she was joking.
Speaking in an interview with Guardian, she says Halle Berry us her role model who inspires her so much.
“Halle Berry inspires me a lot because she’s one of the most successful black action stars. She’s versatile also,” she said.
“She is the first black woman to win an Oscar for best actress, she’s very classy and even after so many years of acting, she’s still in great form and can still take on action roles in her fifties.
“I admire her a lot because she gave me a role model of my skin colour, we have very few black female action stars.
Erica also said her dream role would be to be the main character in an action film. I have always loved female action stars like Angelina Jolie and Charlize Theron and dreamed of acting like them.
” I’m currently training myself to be ready whenever that role presents itself,” she said.

Erica Nlewedim Foundation

She founded Erica Nlewedim Foundation in 2018; a non-governmental Organisation centred on catering to underprivileged children.
The foundation holds occasional visits to orphanage homes and donate babies’ supplies and other consumables.
In December 2019, Erica Nlewedim Foundation launched its Hunger Heroes Campaign which successfully fed 1000 less privileged individuals on the streets of Lagos, Nigeria.
Apparently, she is fulfilling her favourite quote, “I will touch as many lives as possible. When I leave this world, they will remember me.
According to her, the foundations’s achievement is feeding ‘1000 people during the Christmas holidays. I’m working on doing more in the near future’.

Meet Erica’s beautiful mum

Erica was raised by her mum in Lagos State. One could see the resemblance between the two beautiful women.
Quick Summary of BBNaija Erica Nlewedim’s profile

Name: Erica Ngozi Nlewedim
State of Origin: 
Abia State
13th of March 1994
26 years old
Actress and model
Marital Status:
She was born into the family of Oby Nwokolo and Eric Nlewedim Christian.
The actress is an only child. Raised by her mother in Lagos State. She is from Abia State in the South-Eastern part of Nigeria.
She is studied acting for the screen at Met Film School, London. The BBNaija star is a commercial model, an ex-beauty queen.
She has a BSc in business administration from Covenant university. ‘Riri’ has always been passionate about entertainment, beauty and business.

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